Dirk van Reenen is the founder of BERGflow, a company launched in 2017 that specializes in helping service based companies build better teams to grow and scale through talent acquisition systems, focused organizational structure and processes and training. Prior to founding BERGflow, Dirk ran a business for six years until the age of 27, eventually becoming the CEO of a company doing close to $800M in sales annually.

In this episode, we talked about leadership development, team building, human resources…

Show notes

  • Introducing Dirk van Reenen. [1:29]
  • More information about Dirk. [3:32]
  • Important business takeaways for early-career entrepreneurs to know. [8:28]
  • Growing to the next level of leadership. [10:14]
  • The most important characteristic of a leader. [15:31]
  • The importance of delegation and investing back into your business. [21:13]
  • The progression of technology in a post-pandemic world. [25:55]
  • Finding hidden talents in potential team members, and how to bring those talents out. [29:15]
  • The multiplier effect of people who can build great businesses. [34:50]
  • What business owners can do to impact company culture. [40:45]
  • Learning how to focus and getting your team on the same page. [48:00]
  • More information about BERGflow. [52:35]
  • How to get more information about Dirk. [55:00]
  • An interesting story about one of Dirk’s clients. [55:30]
  • Knowing your strengths and weaknesses. [1:00:19]
  • Three books on Dirk’s reading list. [1:03:52]
  • More about the Adventure Park in Texas. [1:07:15]
  • Dirk’s most important piece of advice to home service business owners. [1:10:00]

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